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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

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    Local Owner of Mall at Steamtown

    SCRANTON — We now know who bought the Mall at Steamtown. The new owner is a businessman from our area who also owns a roofing company and a popular restaurant. The Mall at Steamtown will stay in local hands. Lackawanna County real estate developer John Basalyga closed on the sale of the mall late Monday afternoon. He had the winning bid of $5.25 million when the Mall at Steamtown went up for auction last month. Basalyga was not able to […]

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    Bras Stolen from Scranton Victoria’s Secret

    SCRANTON — Scranton police are investigating a theft from a Victoria’s Secret store in the city. They say it’s similar to other thefts at Victoria’s Secret outside Wilkes-Barre but so far, no one has been caught. Scranton police were called to the Victoria’s Secret store inside The Mall at Steamtown Monday morning. Managers told them that sometime last week, a robber made off with 20 bras. Police are hoping to catch the robbers, but they may be limited in what […]

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    Former Educator Faces New Allegations in Civil Suit

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY —  Earlier this week, former Mid Valley superintendent Jim Tallarico was charged with theft and forgery, accused of stealing from the school district in Lackawanna County. Now, he’s facing more accusations from a former student at a school in Susquehanna County where Tallarico once served as principal. On Wednesday, Jim Tallarico was arraigned on charges stemming from a State Attorney General’s investigation.  It accuses Tallarico of stealing almost $12,000 from the Mid Valley School District in Lackawanna County. A day […]

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    New Details in Case of Man Charged with Arson, Brother’s Murder

    SCRANTON — Investigators in Scranton released the details of an arson case that has become a murder case. Police say a homeowner paid his brother to burn down his house. Then the brother died from burns he got in the fire. Diomedes Ceballos of Scranton is now behind bars. He was arraigned at the Lackawanna County prison late Wednesday night on charges of arson and second degree murder. He’s charged with murder because police say the arsonist he promised money […]

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    Camp Bisco Cleanup Causing Controversy

    SCRANTON — It has been four days since thousands of campers packed up and left Montage Mountain for a music festival and some of the trash they left behind still littered the mountain. Montage is also trying to clean up its image. Starting this past Thursday, 14,000 people filled Montage Mountain in Scranton for the weekend-long Camp Bisco music festival. Toyota Pavilion and Montage Mountain resorts are becoming a budding music festival venue, but Scranton had never experienced one quite […]

  • New Information Regarding Charges Against Former Mid Valley Superintendent

    SCRANTON — The former superintendent in the Mid Valley School District in Lackawanna County was formally charged with theft and forgery. Court papers were released Wednesday, two days after the state attorney general’s office filed the charges against Jim Tallarico. Back in February, Tallarico of Dunmore resigned abruptly from his post as Mid Valley superintendent and there has been a lot of speculation since then in the district that encompasses Throop, Olyphant, and Dickson City. Wednesday we learned the details […]

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    Crash in South Carolina Kills Two from Scranton

    FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. — A 14-year-old girl and a 23-year-old man both from Scranton have died after a car crash in South Carolina. The ripple effects of that single car crash in South Carolina are being felt in the Scranton area. A car full of six young people from Scranton went off the road Saturday morning on Interstate 95 north, about 30 miles south of the North Carolina state line. According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the driver, Darhon McEachern, […]

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    Attorney General’s Office Files Charges Against Former Mid Valley Superintendent

    THROOP — The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office has filed charges against a former superintendent of a school district in Lackawanna County. James Tallarico resigned from the Mid Valley School District earlier this year, he’s now facing criminal charges. Many students and parents in the district, which encompasses Throop, Olyphant, and Dickson City, have been wondering why their former superintendent abruptly resigned back in February after only a few years on the job. According to paperwork filed by the state attorney […]

  • Water Main Break Closes Montage Mountain’s Water Park

    SCRANTON — Talk about bad timing. Monday turned out to be one of the hottest days this summer, but a water park in Lackawanna County had to close due to a water main break. The still blue waters in the wave pool at Montage Mountain Water Park in Scranton sure looked inviting on a day when temperatures crept toward 90. But there was a reason why the wave pool waters were so still. A broken valve on a water main […]

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    Scranton Officer Fondly Remembered at Funeral

    SCRANTON — It has been 82 years since a Scranton Police officer was killed responding to a call. Patrolman John Wilding died Sunday after being injured during a foot chase. On Friday, Wilding’s family, his police family, and citizens of the city he served said goodbye. This has been a very difficult and emotional week for the men and women of the Scranton Police Department as they laid one of their newest officers to rest. But Patrolman John Wilding was […]

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    Public Viewing for Fallen Scranton Officer

    SCRANTON — Hundreds of people have come to downtown Scranton to pay their respects. This public viewing is the first step in saying goodbye to Patrolman John Wilding. Patrolman Wilding’s casket and his family are inside the theater at Lackawanna College where Wilding graduated from the police academy. At times the line to get in to the viewing rounded the corner onto North Washington Avenue. Hundreds of people — Wilding’s police family, friends, and many who never met him — […]

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    Showing SPD Signs of Support

    SCRANTON — Signs in honor of Officer John Wilding are showing up in neighborhoods all over Scranton as the city prepares for his funeral Friday. Wilding was chasing after robbery suspects over the weekend when he fell over a 15-foot ledge. On Wednesday, we learned that police officers from all over the country are expected at his funeral. Signs have shown up all over west Scranton, Wilding’s beat. A few police officers’ wives came up with the signs to show […]


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